Driver hunted after car found overturned in Hartlepool

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POLICE are trying to trace the driver of a car involved in an accident in the early hours of this morning.

A member of the public reported seeing a Ford Focus on its roof at the junction of Raby Road and Raby Gardens in Hartlepool.

“We attended at about 12.45am,” said a spokeswoman for Cleveland Police. “There was no sign of the driver or any passengers.

“A search of the immediate area failed to find anyone.

“We are appealing for anyone with information about the accident to contact us.”

Contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number, tel: 101.